State makes its debut at World Economic Forum
World Economic Forum Manpreet Badal


DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh/Davos A high-level delegation from Punjab led by Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal participated in the World Economic Forum, DAVOS to showcase Punjab as the most preferred investment destination due to its investor-friendly policies coupled with lucrative incentives. The finance minister was accompanied by the Additional Chief Secretary Industries and Commerce, Vini Mahajan

Maruti Suzuki Wagon Maruti Suzuki Wagon R: Old Vs New

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR is all grown up now! It is not only bigger, more powerful and more spacious, but also packs many more features than its predecessor. So let us take a look at the major differences between the two and see how far has Maruti’s trusty old workhorse has come with its third generation. DimensionsThe new WagonR

New-Gen Toyota Corolla India Launch In 2020

Twelfth-gen Corolla sedan was revealed in 2018. Toyota offers different-looking versions of new Corolla in China and the US. India is likely to get the China-spec Corolla. Toyota might not offer a diesel engine on the new Corolla. Likely to be rebadged as a Maruti Suzuki as well. The new, twelfth-gen Toyota Corolla sedan is

Govt Takht Sahib Management Act ‘Govt will not ask to amend Takht Sahib Management Act’

SHE SAID FADNAVIS HAD RESPONDED POSITIVELY TO THE REQUEST AND ASSURED HER THAT AFTER WIDER CONSULTATION IT WAS DECIDED THAT THE GOVERNMENT WOULD NOT PUSH FOR AMENDMENT OF THE TAKTH SAHIB MANAGEMENT ACT Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal thanked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for responding to her request and announcing that

IT dept raids 2 tricity tax IT dept raids 2 tricity schools, tax irregularities detected

BOTH THE SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN ASKED TO PAY THE TAX AMOUNT WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE RUNNING INTO CRORES OF RUPEES. THOUGH THE DEPARTMENT IS YET TO CALCULATE THE EXACT AMOUNT HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh The Income Tax department, on Wednesday carried out survey in two private schools of Tricity and found various glaring tax irregularities

Tata Harrier Waiting Period: When Can You Expect Delivery?

Tata opened pre-launch bookings for the Harrier on 15 October, 2018. Currently, the waiting period for the Harrier can stretch up to three months. For now, the Harrier will only be available with a 2.0-litre diesel engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The Harrier is priced between Rs 12.69 lakh and Rs 16.25 lakh

2019 Maruti Wagon R Waiting Period: When To Expect Delivery?

The 2019 WagonR is priced between Rs 4.19 lakh and Rs 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi) The new WagonR is available with two petrol engines. A CNG variant is expected to be introduced at a later stage. At the launch of the all-new WagonR, Maruti Suzuki revealed that it has received over 12,000 bookings within a

Harsimrat kaur Badal train stoppages
Harsimrat kaur Badal thanks Goyal for two train stoppages

HIGHLIGHTS Harsimrat Badal said she had informed the Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal earlier that the public from Rampura Phul had met her and represented that the Delhi-Bikaner express train stop at Rampura Phul “People said besides helping businessmen of the area, it could also cater to those visiting Bikaner for cancer treatment,” the minister

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI. The Indian women’s cricket team defeated New Zealand by nine wickets in the first One-Day International here Thursday. Brief Scores:  India Women: 193/1 in 33 overs (Smriti Mandhana 105, Jemimah Rodrigues 81 not out). New Zealand Women: 192 all out in 48.5 overs (Susie

Lok Sabha Polls Congress
Close to LS Polls, Congress Pulls a Trump Card

Priyanka enters active politics, is new AICC General Secretary PRIYANKA, A MOTHER OF TWO AND WIFE OF ROBERT VADRA, HAS ALWAYS CONFINED HER ROLE IN OVERSEEING CAMPAIGNING IN AMETHI AND RAEBARELI Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday appointed Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, seen as a masterstroke reflecting the party’s intent to go

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk all set for Bollywood

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk is happy to make his debut in the Hindi film industry with the upcoming film “83” starring Ranveer Singh — on India’s debut World Cup win in cricket. Ammy, who will be essaying the role of fast bowler Balvinder Singh Sandhu in Kabir Khan’s directorial, took to Twitter to express his

Farmers suicides Punjab
Farmers’ suicides go for a song in the state of Punjab

Known for his music genius and knack of connecting with the masses, famous musician Rabbi Shergill has come up with his new song ‘Kuj gallan kaudian, kuj gallan fikiyan’ dedicated to the burning issue of farmers’ suicides in Punjab. A major crisis across the country, and Punjab in particular, Rabbi Shergill has not only sung

Punjab smartphones
Punjab and the smartphones

l A RECENT STUDY UNFOLDED THAT INDIANS WILL BUY OVER 300 MILLION SMARTPHONES IN THE YEAR 2019. AND, ANOTHER DATA REVEALED THAT 59 PER CENT OF THESE SMARTPHONES ARE CONSUMED BY PUNJAB GURMILAN KAUR Gone are the days when there was just one landline phone in the entire society and that phone number was distributed

EVMs are tamper-proof, says Punjab CEO Karuna Raju

Bindu Singh Chandigarh EVMs are tamper-proof, says Punjab CEO Karuna Raju. “No possibility of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) hacking as it is a stand-alone machine like a calculator,” said Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dr S Karuna Raju, here on Wednesday. He said the EVM is fully tamper-proof as eight-layered security system is in place.Sharing

Finally, India kickstarts corridor work

Harkirat Singh Dera Baba Nanak Finally, India kickstarts corridor work. A high-powered team from the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) visited this border town of Gurdaspur district to work out modalities for the construction of an Integrated Check Post (ICP) which will come up along the Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib corridor.This ICP will be

Punjab farmers carry a heavy yoke

Kusum Arora Jalandhar Punjab farmers carry a heavy yoke. At a time when agriculture was witnessing technological advancements, a farmer in a small village of Hoshiarpur was still dependent on his two oxen for farming on 2.5 acre land. From the early 1980s, when he first bought oxen to the current age of agri-business, farmer

Invest Insurance age
At Which Age You Should Invest In A Term Insurance

Term insurance is a budding name in the market of life insurance. People who have knowledge about life insurance choose term insurance in one go and those who want to know more about and naive to insurance market they also choose term insurance in one go. This is because term insurance is the simplest and

PAU terrace vegetable garden
Punjab Agriculture University to develop terrace vegetable garden

The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) inked a pact with Blue Stallion Equipments (P) Limited, Ludhiana, and Rajinder Agri Clinic, Manawala, Amritsar for licensing of Rooftop Vegetable Nutrition Garden Model using Soilless Media Technology. Director of Research, PAU, Dr Navtej Singh Bains and Parvinder Singh, and Dr Rajinder Singh signed the Memorandum of Agreement on behalf

2019 Nissan Kicks: Variants Check
2019 Nissan Kicks: Variants Check

The Nissan Kicks is available with a set of 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines. No automatic transmission on offer for now. Standard safety features include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors. Side airbags are limited to the top-spec XV Pre Option variant. Gets segment-first features such as a 360-degree camera and

PGI patient management
PGI Post: App-based referral system for patient management in PGI

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh In lieu of the ever-increasing patient inflow at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Jiyyo Referral Software, an app-based system is being practised to prevent nonlinear and inappropriate referral of patients to PGI. As per the information, the system at PGI will enable to receive proactive information about the